Dr Ivan Meyer, Minister of Cultural Affairs and Sport, invited two mountain climbers from Khayelitsha, Loyiso Koyana and Luwanda Mxosana, to meet him 11 November 2010 on top of Table Mountain minutes before he and Jenny Hartnick, Chairperson of the Western Cape Provincial Standing Committee on Education, Cultural Affairs and Sport, sent an SMS to vote for Table Mountain in the New7Wonders campaign.
The Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport is prepared to assist with the facilitation of any form of sponsorship to make the dream of these aspiring mountaineers come true. This will, in turn, translate into creating opportunities for those who would not otherwise have had similar dreams and opportunities.
The Department of Cultural Affairs & Sport
Cell: 082 677 6370
A group of Khayelitsha pupils needed a peaceful place to work. The place they chose was a rather unconventional one - Mpumie’s Place, a local shebeen.
KHAYELITSHA, 29 October 2010 (PlusNews) – Shrieks of laughter echo through the community centre in the Cape Town township of Khayelitsha as 20 children aged between four and 15 play a game of tag.
They are part of the Cirque du Monde Ibhongolwethu Project run by Cape Town’s Zip Zap Circus School with Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF).
Local hero Lubalalo Msutwana, from Khayelitsha, was presented with a gift as reward for his bravery while recovering at Red Cross War Memorial Children’s Hospital on Wednesday September 30.
The twelve (12) year-old rescued his friend from a house fire..
Dance for All (DFA) is a non-profit organisation that has been teaching dance to historically disadvantaged children and youth in Cape Town, South Africa since 1991.
‘Helping develop self-reliant and sustainable community-based organisations to facilitate positive social change.’
Work: + 27 (0) 21 461 8338
Buchanan Building, Buchanan Square, 160 Sir Lowry Road
Cape Town, Western cape, 7925 South Africa